Elizabeth Jane Edwards

23 January 1795–23 April 1884 (Age 89)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Edwards was born on 23 January 1795, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Edwards, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Grant, was 36. She married Samuel Pardo in 1819, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 April 1884, in Blenheim, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Limpopo, South Africa.

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Samuel Pardo
Elizabeth Jane Edwards
Marriage: 1819
John Pardo
William Pardo
Henry James Pardo
Hannah Pardo
Richard Pardo
Eliza Jane Pardo
Samuel Lester Pardo

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  • Marriage
    1819Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 17
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (4)

    • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for Henry F Pardo and Elizabeth Barkin, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
    • Elizabeth Jane Edwards Pardo, "Find A Grave Index"

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